The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Manchester to Sheffield is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 49 m
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Of the 5 buses that leave Manchester for Sheffield every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||32 miles (52 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 49 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$13 (€12)|
|Bus providers||East Midlands Railway, Flixbus, National Express, Megabus or Transpennine Express|
Buses from Manchester to Sheffield cover the 32 miles (52 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Flixbus, National Express, Megabus or Transpennine Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $13 (€12), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange).
For as little as $12 (€10) you can travel by bus between Manchester and Sheffield with FlixBus and National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Sheffield bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the 40-mile route from Manchester to Sheffield in Yorkshire is readily serviced. Passengers can choose from direct and indirect connections, all offered by National Express. Indirect routes usually involve a change at Leeds. Direct services take as little as one hour 25 minutes, with the fastest indirect route taking two hours 55 minutes.
UK national coach company National Express provides direct coaches from Manchester to Sheffield seven days a week. National Express has a nationwide fleet of comfortable, spacious coaches, with onboard services including WiFi and personal air conditioning.
Journey times can vary depending on congestion on the roads, particularly during peak travel. The fastest direct route takes just one hour 25 minutes. The fastest indirect service takes just two hours 15 minutes, involving a transfer at Leeds. Passengers must be sure to check the wait time at the transfer station to ensure they do not incur a long layover.
Each day, passengers can expect to choose from 13 departures. Of these 13, two will usually be direct. Indirect options are readily available, involving a change at Leeds. Departures are spread throughout the day, including an overnight service that departs Manchester at 3:40 a.m. arriving in Sheffield before 7:00 a.m.
Departure bus station: All coaches depart from Manchester Coach Station, located just off Chorlton Street in the city center. Both Manchester Piccadilly and Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester's rail stations, are within easy walking distance, making arrival at the station easy from many destinations across the UK and locally. Station facilities include car parking, toilets, coffee shops, and charging points.
Arrival bus station: Passengers will arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, otherwise known as Sheffield Interchange. Centrally located, the station is within walking distance of the train station, accessible via a covered walkway. A tram stop at the Interchange can connect passengers with the three Sheffield Supertram routes. Local bus routes also stop at the Interchange, as do numerous coaches serving the rest of the UK, if passengers would like to continue travel. Station facilities include toilets, coffee shops, newsagents and ATMs.
When departing from Manchester, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and Manchester, Airport. When arriving in Sheffield, you can end your trip in bus stations like Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange), Sheffield, Brown Street and Sheffield.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange), located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.
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